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The tuition for a Verto Semester Abroad Experience may be reduced by as much as 72% through Verto’s grants and scholarships for students who qualify.
Spend Your First Semester of College in Costa Rica!
Embrace la pura vida (“the pure life”) and soak up the incredible natural scenery of Costa Rica’s mountains, jungles, and beaches.
With Verto, you'll:
• Explore Costa Rica's spectacular biodiversity, rich culture, and sustainable communities
• Earn 12-16 official college credits
• Take inspiring courses based on hands-on learning and cultural immersion
• Gain admission and transfer seamlessly to one of our 70+ U.S. partner colleges to finish your degree
Learn more about the application process by inquiring today.
With Verto, there’s no need to worry about deferring admission or waiting to apply to college. We offer direct enrollment & seamless credit transfer to our 70+ partner colleges.
- Meet an indigenous community and learn about their way of life.
- Learn about coffee, cacao, and other native plants from sustainable farms.
- Hike Volcan Turrialba for incredible vistas over the tropical landscape.
- Check out a Caribbean beach town and remote sea turtle beach.
Verto Opportunity Grant & Verto Scholars Award
The Verto Education Opportunity Grant ($5,000-$14,000) can reduce tuition by as much as 72%. Funding is awarded based on Expected Family Contribution (determined by the FAFSA). Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to qualify.
The Verto Scholars Award ($5,000) is offered to incoming students based on their high school GPA. Applicants with a GPA of 3.5 or higher will automatically be given a Verto Scholars Award.